Colwood

Meteor shower spectacle in Colwood at Fort Rodd Hill

Meteor shower spectacle in Colwood at Fort Rodd Hill

Take advantage of the opportunity to camp under the stars

  • Aug 5, 2017
Meteor shower spectacle in Colwood at Fort Rodd Hill
Ken Miner eyes a shot of the Fisgard Lighthouse with his early 20th century camera. Miner spent Sunday morning taking vintage, Ambrotype photographs of the lighthouse. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Photographer captures vintage shots of Fisgard Lighthouse

Colwood man uses ambrotype photography to create 19th century-look

Ken Miner eyes a shot of the Fisgard Lighthouse with his early 20th century camera. Miner spent Sunday morning taking vintage, Ambrotype photographs of the lighthouse. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books

Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books

Royal Roads professor thinks there is room for improvement in how characters are portrayed in media

Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books
Alex Witcombe works away at a mammoth sculpture made of driftwood at Royal Bay’s Beachpark last month. Witcombe was also comissioned to create a piece during Colwood’s Eats and Beats festival for the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Photo courtesy Royal Bay)

Creatures find home on Colwood waterfront

Comox Valley artist leaves mark on West Shore beaches

Alex Witcombe works away at a mammoth sculpture made of driftwood at Royal Bay’s Beachpark last month. Witcombe was also comissioned to create a piece during Colwood’s Eats and Beats festival for the Esquimalt Lagoon. (Photo courtesy Royal Bay)
Hands on demonstration with summer pruning tips at Royal Roads

Hands on demonstration with summer pruning tips at Royal Roads

B.C. Fruit Testers event addresses growing concerns in Colwood

  • Jul 19, 2017
Hands on demonstration with summer pruning tips at Royal Roads
Royal Colwood golfers Nolan Thoroughgood (pictured) and Keaton Gudz earned top-5 finishes at the 2017 BC Junior Boys Championships in Squamish last weekend. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Royal Colwood pair score well at B.C. Juniors

Keaton Gudz and Nolan Thoroughgood earn top-5 finishes

Royal Colwood golfers Nolan Thoroughgood (pictured) and Keaton Gudz earned top-5 finishes at the 2017 BC Junior Boys Championships in Squamish last weekend. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Lorraine Collet has earned a number of awards for her years of volunteer work with different organizations in the Victoria area. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)                                Colwood resident Lorraine Collett has volunteering with an impressive number of organizations for many years. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)

Greater Victoria transition home’s garden began with one volunteer

Colwood resident a tireless volunteer

  • Jul 15, 2017
Lorraine Collet has earned a number of awards for her years of volunteer work with different organizations in the Victoria area. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)                                Colwood resident Lorraine Collett has volunteering with an impressive number of organizations for many years. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)
The annual Learn to Camp program will be taking place July 22 to 23 at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse national historic sites. (Photo contributed)

Learn to camp course in Colwood is educational fun for the entire family

Camp under the stars at Fort Rodd Hill next weekend

  • Jul 13, 2017
The annual Learn to Camp program will be taking place July 22 to 23 at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse national historic sites. (Photo contributed)
The Paul Black Band entertains the crowd at last year’s Eats and Beats festival in Colwood. (Arnold Lim/News Gazette staff)

Colwood’s Eats and Beats festival continues to grow

Seaside festival featuring Greater Victoria vendors, musicians

The Paul Black Band entertains the crowd at last year’s Eats and Beats festival in Colwood. (Arnold Lim/News Gazette staff)
The remnants of a grass fire near Perimeter Place that has been deemed supicious by Colwood Fire Rescue. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Two weekend grass fires in Colwood deemed suspicious

Fire Chief John Cassidy is thankful that the wind wasn’t stronger

The remnants of a grass fire near Perimeter Place that has been deemed supicious by Colwood Fire Rescue. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
A Colwood cyclist sustained minor injuries after a collision with a BC Transit bus on Tuesday morning. (Gazette file photo)

Colwood cyclist feels fortunate to have sustained only minor injuries after a collision with a bus

Cyclist says he was engulfed in fear as incident with BC Transit bus was unfolding

A Colwood cyclist sustained minor injuries after a collision with a BC Transit bus on Tuesday morning. (Gazette file photo)